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Four young PA men charged in robbery at Ocean City motel

Three men and a 17-year-old boy were arrested in Ocean City last weekend after allegedly robbing and assaulting a man in a motel room downtown. Jelyja Joseph Malcom, 18, D’andre Xavier Sampson, 18, and a 17-year-old juvenile, all of Johnstown, Pennsylvania, and Jaden Shawn Mallery, 18, of Canonsburg, Pennsylvania were arrested by Ocean City Police on June 25 near 20th Street and charged with robbery, assault, theft, and reckless endangerment.
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2 people flown to the hospital after being struck by tri-axle truck

BLAIRSVILLE, Pa. — Yellow caution tape blocked off every corner of one of Blairsville’s busiest intersections for over an hour after a tri-axle hit two people Thursday. “We really didn’t know until we got on scene that it was multiple pedestrians involved with a truck as it was making its way through the intersection,” Ab Dettorre of Blairsville Fire Department said.
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Driver suspected of DUI after truck tractor becomes lodged in Dauphin County home: police

The driver of a truck tractor that became embedded in a Derry Township home on Thursday evening is being investigated for driving under the influence, according to police. Emergency crews were called around 5:30 p.m. to the 1400-1500 block of East Derry Road, where the truck tractor portion of a tractor-trailer had driven into the front corner of a home, Derry Township police said.
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JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (WTAJ) — SkyWest Airlines is withdrawing its termination notice for service at the John Murtha Johnstown-Cambria Airport. This means United Express flights to the Washington Dulles International Airport and the Chicago O’Hare International Airport will continue interrupted. SkyWest Airlines originally filed the termination notice on March 10 to terminate their service at 29 […]
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37th annual car cruise in Cambria County

CAMBRIA COUNTY, Pa (WTAJ) – The 37th annual Hope Fire Co. car, truck and bike show is set to take place on Independence weekend. The event takes place on Sunday, July 3 and registration starts at 10 a.m. and goes until 2 p.m. It’s the largest car show in the tri-county and is located on […]
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Philly trio faces new charges in large Johnstown drug bust

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (WTAJ)– Three out of four Philadelphia men that were arrested when authorities found more than $37,000 worth of drugs in two Johnstown homes in April are now facing other charges. Nigel Lomax, 27, Gary Love, 32, and Kahseem Jackson ,32, now face new charges after the previous ones were withdrawn after a presentment […]
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West Virginia Miners boast bigger and better fireworks display

BECKLEY, WV (WVNS)– One local baseball team is getting into the Fourth of July spirit! The West Virginia Miners will be hosting a huge fireworks display on Saturday, July 2, 2022. It is set to happen following the game on Saturday against the Johnstown Mill Rats out of Johnstown, Pennsylvania. Organizers say there is still […]
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$90K worth of raw fentanyl seized, man arrested after bust in Ligonier Borough

About $90,000 worth of raw fentanyl in powder form was confiscated from a Cambria County man Tuesday after an arrest in Ligonier Borough, according to authorities. Cortez M. Haselrig, 25, who lives near Johnstown, is being held at Westmoreland County Prison on charges of drug possession, criminal use of a communication facility and resisting arrest. His bail was set at $500,000.
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Newbie Man Injured in Motorcycle Crash on Route 36

BARNETT TWP., Pa. (EYT) – A New Bethlehem man was injured in a motorcycle crash that occurred last Thursday on State Route 36, in Barnett Township. According to Marienville-based State Police, the crash occurred around 7:12 p.m., on Thursday, June 23, as a 1998 Harley-Davidson FLSTF Fat Boy operated by 43-year-old Robert A. Hulse, of New Bethlehem, was traveling north on SR 36.
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Coroner: Man dead after being struck by car in Johnstown

UPDATE: Cambria County Coroner Jeff Lees has identified the man killed as 71-year-old Joseph Varmecky. He was hit by a car on the 500 block of Harshberger Road in Upper Yoder Tuesday night around 9:30 p.m. and was pronounced dead at the scene. Lees said the autopsy revealed Varmecky died of blunt force trauma. He […]
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Police Find Meth, Paraphernalia in Punxsy Woman’s Vehicle

PUNXSUTAWNEY BORO., Pa. (EYT) – A Punxsy woman has been arrested following a traffic stop in which police found meth and other drug paraphernalia. According to Punxsutawney-based State Police, troopers approached a known 45-year-old Punxsutawney woman in the parking lot of Sheetz, in Punxsutawney Borough, Jefferson County, around 1:00 a.m.
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